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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas makes plans for Palo Alto wellness center

A consortium of senior and health-services organizations are looking for land to build a wellness center that would focus...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1058 Views

RESTAURANTS

Neptune's treasures revealed

Attention to detail defines excellence. The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse is all about details: handsome decor, attentive...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Tried it, on Jan 28, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1548 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford stalker faces six months in jail

A former Stanford University student faces up to six months in jail for hacking her ex-boyfriend's computer, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Weirdo, on Jan 28, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second arrest in Palo Alto animal-hoarder case

The fiance of Ana Ramos, the woman charged in the biggest abuse case involving cats and dogs in Palo Alto history, has been...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by An Bay Area Animal Control Officer, on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:54 am | 32 comments | 2710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No more 12th grade honors English next year

My son (11th grader at Paly) was told today that next year there will be no English H offered for seniors. So that leaves...

Original post made by yet another one on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by yet another one, on Jan 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1325 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopters circling Sunday Evening

Does anyone know why the helicopter was circling midtown Sunday Evening?...

Original post made by Midtown Mom on Jan. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McChrystal row reflects Washington nerves

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/us_and_canada/10400347.stm General McChrystal voted for Obama and banned Fox News from...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by victor davis, on Jan 27, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 56 comments | 9775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

There are two types of deal killers in real estate: those that are correctable or avoidable and those that are core beliefs...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by enough!, on Jan 26, 2013 at 11:17 pm | 18 comments | 1084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Council follows risky strategy to set aside space for compost plant

Harking back to the voters' 2011 decision to set aside 10 acres of the city's defunct landfill for a waste-to-energy plant,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jan 26, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 8 comments | 1594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council gives wide berth for possible plant

Fifty-one acres of now-defunct Palo Alto landfill will not become parkland in the coming year, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jan 26, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 31 comments | 5051 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tasty Thai and Cambodian

On Mountain View's stretch of El Camino Real between Shoreline Boulevard and El Monte Avenue, things change yet the area...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by diversity, on Jan 26, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grade separations at Churchill, Meadow, Charleston?

The "very contentious issue" of grade separations at Alma, Churchill, East Meadow and Charleston is something Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Clem, on Jan 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 46 comments | 1902 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kids health benefit from underground power lines (instead of overhead poles).

Read an PA online article about the debate of putting powerlines undergraound: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18185 Thanks...

Original post made by Tina on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Rresident, on Jan 26, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 3555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to host teen wellness panel tonight

"Sound Minds, Sound Bodies" is the theme of a panel discussion on teen mental health to be held tonight, Jan. 23, at Gunn...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Messaging and PR, on Jan 26, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 1372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is all the police activity for?

Crazy sirens and a gazillion cops at Newell near Embarcadero tonight (1/25/2013) Anybody have the scoop?...

Original post made by Duveneck Dad on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 26, 2013 at 9:55 am | 6 comments | 996 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park bans plastic bags at checkout

Earth Day (April 22) will see the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park. The City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Eat Change, on Jan 26, 2013 at 5:58 am | 35 comments | 1717 Views

AROUND TOWN

The big change

Palo Alto Players tackles the big change that rocks a family to its core in an excellent production of Jane Anderson's "Looking...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jan 26, 2013 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 1932 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Few good options on pensions, council is told

Despite pension reforms passed in Sacramento last summer, Palo Alto remains severely restricted in its power to rein in the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on Jan 25, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 24 comments | 2639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hires director for its permitting operation

Palo Alto's aggressive effort to reform its famously frustrating permitting operation hit another landmark this week when...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by The Truth, on Jan 25, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 17 comments | 1488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

YAKETY-YAK ... Palo Alto City Council Chambers were deserted Tuesday night by the time the council got to its last agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jan 25, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 972 Views
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